Don’t miss: what does it mean to be post-racial in the hip-hop generation?
Thursday • October 29 • 6:30 PM
Is America Really Post-Racial?: Rap Sessions
What does it mean to be post-racial in the hip-hop generation? Hip-hop, the youth culture of our time, has become synonymous with race even as it appeals to global cultures.
Join leading hip-hop activists, scholars, and artists for a town hall style discussion.
MC Serch, host of the VH-1 reality series The White Rapper Show and Miss Rap Supreme;
Joan Morgan, author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: My Life as a Hip-Hop Feminist;
Martha Diaz, community organizer, media producer, researcher, archivist, and a social entrepreneur;
Rev. Conrad Tillard, Sr. Pastor of Nazarene Congregational Church; and Bakari Kitwana, journalist, activist and political analyst.
Free, reservations required. For reservations and information please call 917.492.3395.
The Museum of the City of New York is at 1220 Fifth Avenue, between 103rd and 104th Street.
Video from previous Rap Sessions Community Dialogue:
Is America Really Post-Racial?
Presented by Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, Columbia College Chicago & Rap Sessions. Panelists: Jabari Asim, Lisa Fager Bediako, Timuel Black, Invincible, Dr. Tricia Rose, Jane M. Saks